Bunmi Banjo

Member, CEDS Advisory Board
CEO, Kuvora Digital

Bunmi Banjo is a tech leadership and future of work speaker and advisor.  For two decades, she has helped leading organizations in North America, Asia and Africa achieve formidable results through novel ideas and cut-through execution.  In 2018 she founded Kuvora Digital, a Digital Transformation and Workforce Skilling partner to growing businesses.

Prior to Kuvora, Ms. Banjo led Google's efforts to equip job seekers and small businesses with digital skills by scaling the company’s Growth Engine program (Grow with Google) to train a million people.  In addition, she led initiatives in technology adoption and user research & engagement for a wide range of products including Google Search, Google+, Gmail, and YouTube.  During her tenure at Google, Bunmi helped individuals and organizations create economic opportunity through technology and prepared entrepreneurs, corporations, and SMEs for the future of work.  Her earlier experience spans leadership roles across financial services, oil and gas, NGO and public sector organizations in diverse functions - general management, strategy, operations and marketing.  An entrepreneur in her own right, Bunmi has also founded and co-founded a number of companies including The Keyline Group in Chicago, and the live music app Fezah.

Bunmi is an influencer who has been quoted and featured by media outlets such as CNN, BBC, Al Jazeera Network, CNBC, TechCrunch, and the Financial Times. Her recent speaking engagements include the 2019 World Science Forum's session on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence, the UNESCO debate on the future of technology, Zeppelin University Conference on Transcultural Leadership, the IFC conference on the Future of Work and SME digitization program at the World Economic Forum on Africa.


  • BS | University of Toronto
  • MBA | Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
  • ABD | Chicago School of Professional Psychology